11/04/2018: Bottlenose dolphins

Survey Type:
Boat Based Sightings
Date:
April 11, 2018
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:
1

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Sea State 2, visibility 1-10 km, light swell, wind force 012 North / North-East

One boat survey was undertaken during the day during which there were three sightings of bottlenose dolphin groups. In total 14 animals were spotted with three juveniles and one calf during the two hour trip. A variety of behaviours was identified including foraging, leaping and milling with some close contact group interaction.